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May 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
bureau shows that 40 million foreign born people were living in the united states in 2010. more than half of the immigrant population is from latin america and the caribbean. nearly 30% are from asia. and more than half of all foreign born residents live in new york, california, texas, and florida. >>> the engine of an iconic race car designer and driver has gone silent. shelby passed away last thursday night in dallas. the texas native grew up raising chickens on a farm but eventually worked his way up to become an icon of the auto industry. his cobra and shelby mustang designs are instantly identifiable. at a time when racing was dominated by europe. shelby was 89 years old. >>> either winter continues or summer starts tonight for capitals. the caps are confident after an aggressive 2-1 win wednesday. and braden holt became a dad. the 22-year-old says it's an exciting time, but he is focused on the win. >> it's a great day. mom and baby are doing great. circumstances are different, but it's still the same game. still hockey. the main thing you learn when you turn professional
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May 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
united states. it's a compromise that allowed his wife and children to join him. >> the american embassy in china provided a safe haven, and the american government has provided great assistance. i hope everybody works with me to promote justice and fairness in china. >> now, chen is on american soil and set to begin his studies at new york university, and for many he is a example of courage and defiance. >>> the group voted on the resolution in miami. it comes two weeks after president obama announced his support for gay marriage. many religious leaders opposing it. and the churches have led opposition to the bill. gay marriage is already legal in six states and the district. >>> a traffic alert for northern virginia drivers to tell you about. the outer loop of the beltway is closed. this is near springfield. crews are working on the project, and all lines should re-open by 9:00 this morning. >>> even with all of the mess you will still want to get outside today. >> yeah, you are absolutely right. you want to avoid the beltway at all costs and all times, because there has to be
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May 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
election. so he doesn't necessarily have to be in lock step with the president of the united states. >> meanwhile, kaine's opponent, george allen got the nra's endorsement this past week? any thoughts about that? >> all of the people conservative are lining up against allen. the people who are more moderate or perhaps liberal are lining behind kaine. the thing in the race is how well will obama do and he will do well or not well according to the jobs economy. >> the only thing that bothers me is that the nra crowd somehow thinks that kaine is anti-gun, and that democrats are ready to come and take your gun out of your house. >> that's not true. >> and it's not true, absolutely not true. and you have allen bushing i am for hunting and my friends don't have to worry about that, and you can go out and hundred the and fish and you don't have to worry about me taking your guns. >>> the cost of a drink may increase. there's a proposal on the table to hike wholesale taxes on spirits and that could add 6 cents to each drink you buy. this comes from councilmember jim graham who says you need social servic
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May 20, 2012 9:00am EDT
worked out a plan to allow him safe travel to the united states. it was a compromise that allowed his wife and children to join him. >> translator: at the most critical junctures, the american embassy in china provided a safe haven, and the american government has provided great assistance. >> reporter: chen is a self-taught lawyer who was emprisoned after fighting forced abortions in his country. >> translator: i hope everybody works with me to promote justice and fairness in china. >> reporter: now, he is on american soil and set to begin his studies, and for many he is a symbol of courage and dev -- defiance. >>> and a group voted on the resolution yesterday at a retreat in miami, and that comes two weeks after president obama announced his support for same-sex marriage. the issue has traditionally divided the black community with many leaders in opposition. >>> today the mother of trayvon martin is expected to speak at a church. the empowerment temple invited her to share how she is coping with her son's death. she wanted her to speak because of her bravery, and it's a powerful ex
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May 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
movement at the time of the deadly shootings. >> the united states lose one of its most iconic landmarks? human rights official for the united nations says that america should return land that is sacred to native americans. that includes the site of mt. rushmore. america's treatment of native americans can be considered racial discrimination. his report will now go to the u.n. human rights council. >>> ladies, keep calm and carry on. britain's prince harry is headed here to d.c. he will be in town tomorrow to accept an award for his charitable activities on behalf of wounded servicemen. harry will attend an awards dinner hosted by the atlantic council at the ritz-carlton hotel. he will also visit wounded veterans at the british ambassado ambassadors' residence. his training as an apache helicopter pilot. he worked with walking with the wounded, a british organization that retrains and reeducates veterans. the atlantic council is a washington-based think tank. >>> tonight a legendary story haunting prince george's county haunts the big screen. "return of the goat man" premieres
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May 19, 2012 9:00am EDT
solar eclipse later this afternoon out in the southwestern parts of the united states. southern parts of california, arizona. a solar eclipse coming later on this afternoon. if you're flying all the way to the west coast, you might get a glimpse on the way into your landing zones on the west coast. for around here, wow. what a beautiful looking day. temperatures now climbing into the low and mid-70s across the area. here's your saturday planner. temperatures in the upper 60s by 10:00 this morning. upper 70s today. another winner of a day coming. both today and for tomorrow. the battle of the beltways, the o's got the nats last night. we'll try it again tonight. 76 degrees at first pitch. i want to give a quick shoutout. we talked to all the kids at the leadership class in sinclair elementary. they're learning to be better leaders. they invited aaron and i to talk about leadership at our station and in the community. we had lots of fun questions. aaron found out when you mention the word earthquake in a presentation, that's what we talk about from that point forward. we got the leaders
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May 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
at the fairfax county government center to become naturalized united states citizens. they were sworn under oath. >> i will support and defend -- >> reporter: and pledge their allegiance to this country. >> my fellow americans -- >> reporter: congress man jerry connolly makes it a point to attend the sore mowny every year. >> just now you took that oath. and that makes you as american as me. >> reporter: originally from great britain, andrew eats says becoming a u.s. citizen is about paving away for his family and playing an active role in society. >> when you don't have that you hunger for it. and 16 years being a kind of, you know, partial participant in the democracy can be frustrating. >> reporter: for others it's about honoring the sacrifices their parents made for them and moving forward with the american dream. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> reporter: maria says it was the hardest thing to do to leave her family in peru the years ago. but she wanted more opportunities for her son. >> i mean, this is my home. >> reporter: and today havier became an american. >> by not only
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May 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
naturalized united states citizens. they were sworn under oath -- >> that i will support and defend. >> reporter: -- and pledge their allegiance to this country. connolly makes it a point to attend the ceremony every year. >> just now you took that oath. and that makes you as american as me. >> reporter: originally from great britain, andrew says becoming a u.s. citizen is about playing an active role in society for his family. >> an incredible when you don't have that you hunger for it. and 16 years being a kind of parti partial participant in a democracy can be frustrating. >> reporter: moving forward with the american dream. maria says it was the hardest thing to leave her family 12 years ago. but she wanted more opportunities for her son. >> i mean, this is my home. >> reporter: and today havier became an american. >> by not only integrating myself to this culture but representing where i came from. and kind of merging both of them. my american culture and my peruvian culture. >> reporter: news4. >>> the time right now 6:36. talk about a fashion statement. the shirt you can wear
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May 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
and multiply+xde. the united states department of education says÷rt independently grade, that child will moreg7a4 likely make contact with the criminal system.of the actually forecast what type of correctional facilities they will need based on who can read. williams and we started talking about taking over the school systems and governments, and it's near to me because# from a. and when i was 14 i went away to a private boarding school and never looked back. now i am an attorney and cpa and have four degrees, and it's all about having a good foundation for education. i am always pushing that. +rtisement for education. >> re-opened as the tech high school. when i saw our kids on a new nof having books for their course books in the month of may, i mandated our children get the mandated books by the second week of school. talking about education is the starting line for a life of happiness and we must make sure that we put our children in a position to have the life of a happiness, and it starts with education. >> i want to touch on a couple more things before roa itÑ'.tw adams morga
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May 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
to united states for an education. new york university has offered a fellowship to activist chen guangcheng. he wanted to leave china at one point escaping house arrest and fleeing to the u.s. embassy. chen says his family must come with him to avoid further harassment from the government. >>> the time right now is 9:36. they work around the clock and out of sight to make sure you are safe on the streets of d.c. up next, a look inside the fbi's washington situation room. >>> one and done. why the national christmas tree is already history less than a year after it was planted. >>> the bin laden anniversary, secret trip to afghanistan to announce staying in that country for ten more years and the ending of the war as we know it, a diplomatic crisis, a presidential candidate drops out and the latest report on the number of this election. unemployment. all in a week's work, right? president obama drove the political message in the first half of this week as national security dominated but the white house message was derailed by the diplomatic issue with chen guangcheng while hillary
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May 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
johnson went on to become president of the united states. >> and the stew, it's suppose you hadly what washington ate on cold days. >> for local folks, the nostalgia is enough. >> martin never did meet his grandfather, but if he could help it, the family restaurant will continue to serve a lasting legacy. >> i love my daughter. she is strong and has grated personality and loves food. my son on the other hand has charm and personality, but has not learned to love food yet. >> there is always one in the family, right? family, right? >> thanks for joining us th in the black forest... [ thunder crashes ] [ engine revs, tires screech ] ...where things aren't always what they seem... because thrills hide in the shadows... just waiting at every turn. verbolten -- a new multi-launch coaster coming to busch gardens. brave the black forest. >>> good morning, everyone. i am angie goff. >> and i am richard jordan. here is a look at the top stories we are following this morning. that roar you might be hearing, it's thousands of motorcycles getting ready to head into d.c. it's the annual rolling thu
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May 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
united states stops air strikes. it wants al qaeda and taliban suspects around the world to be freed. weinstein work for j.e. austin associates which advises pakistani businesses and government organizations. >>> right now, renewed uncertainty over europe's ability to deal with its debt crisis following elections in greece and france. that hammered stock markets. athens down 8%. asian stocks dropped to a three-length low. u.s. futures also down. >>> and president obama is looking ford working with the new french president, francois hollande. he beat nicolas sarkozy after beating him on controversial austerity measures. he favors a stimulus approach. >>> this morning, prince george's county police are still looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a man. 28-year-old samuel diaz was crossing university boulevard on saturday when he was hit. police say the driver of a silver suv did not stop after hitting diaz in front of adelphi plaza. pedestrians say there aren't a lot of crosswalks around that area. prince george's county police recently started a street smart campaign to warn and
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May 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
the united states. the study looked at housing prices as well as cost of transportation, health care, and other consumer goods. new york had three of the top nine including the top two in manhattan and brooklyn. paradise will cost a bundle, as well. honolulu, hawaii, ranked fourth on the list. not surprising. i'm surprised d.c.'s not ranked higher. >> you would expect that. yeah. manhattan's doing it, though. >> san francisco i bet, too. >> yeah. >>> a portland man's creative marriage proposal not only got him the girl, he's also gaining north american fame. >> isaac lamm's over-the-top proposal is the latest viral video hit on youtube. take a look. ♪ ♪ hey baby i think i wanna marry you ♪ >> he got 60 friends and family to help him pop the question to his girlfriend, amy. the whole thing took six months to put together. >> my most favorite part is when everyone separated, though. and then it was isaac. that was the most amazing feeling. >> i mean, i have always felt like this was meant to be. but it feels like this thing was like this perfect nugget of happy not. i'm very
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May 21, 2012 4:30am EDT
eclipse has been visible over the united states. it hasn't been seen in japan since the 1800s. beautiful. >> yeah. and fortunately we've got video. if you don't live on the west coast, you can still see it obviously today. >>> any chance we'll see more of that, tom? >> not here. my daughter called me, though, from san francisco. she was there and saw it. did she? >> serve was filling the streets, up on rooftops and everything. quite a celestial sight there. >> indeed. >> and here, we've had the clouds closing in. we've been eclipsed by clouds. and there they are hanging very low over the monuments this morning. that's a live view from our high definition city camera. right now, 66 at reagan national with a little bit of light rain there and patchy drizzle around. we've got that northeasterly breeze that's brisk. it's a damp and cool start to the day. we have this easterly flow, and southeasterly flow moving showers from that direction into the northwest. right now we've got one moderate shower near nanjamoy, west of blah platea and waldorf, charles county. that's crossing the potomac, mo
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May 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
no question of his aspiration here. he wanted to kill the president of the united states. >> apparently bin laden didn't think too highly of vice president joe biden either. he left the vice president off his hit list. bin laden wrote that biden is "totally unprepared to become president," and he would lead the u.s. into a crisis. >>> this weekend the trial for 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh muhammad begins at guantanamo bay. hundreds are hoping to watch it live. about 250 family members of 9/11 victims applied for seats to the trial. only six seats are available in the courtroom. they'll be selected by a lottery system. four other men are also facing charges of killing almost 3,000 people in the attacks. more than 200 journalists also applied for clearance to come to the proceedings. >>> 15 before the hour now. today president obama will once again call on congress to keep student loans affordable for millions of americans. he'll talk about affordable tuition with students and parents at washington lee high school in arlington today. the interest rates on millions of loans will double t
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May 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
united states through ports of entry and distributed in virginia. >> fbi agents say this is just the beginning of the investigation. in addition to the drug charges, guns and money laundering charges could also be filed in this case. court records show many of those arrested were illegal immigrants living in northern virginia. >>> today the brother of two nfl players will be in court, accused of murder. 19-year-old michael davis is charged with killing tourist gary dietrichs by hitting him over the head with a hammer. davis has been in jail since last month. he's charged with two other attacks in the petworth area. both victims survived. davis is the brother of 49ers tight end vernon davis. >>> yankees general manager brian cashman said clemens requested the help of brian mcnamee after a poor playoff start. cashman told jurors that mcnamee worked with clemens and the yankees for two years before the team fired him. mcnamee says he stayed with clemens as a personal trainer. clemens is accused of lying to congress about using -- saying he never used performance enhancing drugs. >>> one
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May 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> the united states air force band honored fallen service members, and i had the privilege of being able to assist with that patriotic salute. among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. ♪ >> just as the sun set, the bands kicked off a free concert at the air force memorial in arlington last night. the show obviously featured soloists from the singing sergeants, and the band playing a number of patriotic tunes there. it was a full house up on the hill there in arlington overlooking the district. and a lot of service members and former service members from all the prancbranches were there to the performance. >> you were reciting a very famous speech. >> yeah. there were excerpts from president kennedy's inaugural address, from the gettysburg address. some letters from former service members, as well. so it was a patriotic evening, and just such a privilege and honor for me to be able to help out with that. >> very nice. i'm sure they were delighted to have you, too, aaron. >> i hope so. >>> 4:53. 75 degrees. ahead, a potential breakthrough in the fight against skin
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May 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
the united states through our ports of entry and distributed around northern virginia. >> fbi agents say this is just the beginning of the investigation. in addition to the drug charges, gun and money laundering charges could be filed in this case. court records show many of those arrested were illegal immigrants living in northern virginia. >>> police arrested a 30-year-old in a massive marijuana growing operation in howard county. he's a former baltimore police crime scene tech. officers discovered 341 mature plants worth half a million dollars growing in the basement of his home in laurel. police say a tip led them to the home. he's facing multiple charges. police are looking into whether others were involved. >>> a toddler is in critical condition after nearly drowning in the bathtub of her laurel home. happened at a house along 10th street. police say family called 911 and performed cpr after the girl was found under water. officials did not release the child's age or the circumstances surrounding the incident. >>> d.c. police chief kathy lanier is dismissing allegations she doe
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May 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
and includes his address at the united states penitentiary max in florence, colorado. he was convicted in 1998 of killing three people and injuring 23 others with a series of 16 mail bombs. kaczynski graduated from harvard in 1962. >>> at least four key witnesses in the trayvon martin shooting have changed their stories. that's according to the "orlando sentinel." the report comes after prosecutors released about half the evidence they have in their second-degree murder case against george zimmerman. zimmerman is currently free on bail for shooting and killing martin back in february. he says he acted in self-defense. >>> the widow of the late joe paterno is about to receive millions of dollars in pension money for her husband's 61-year coaching career. sue paterno will receive a total of $13.had million with an additional payment of $10 million due at the end of this month. the family plans to donate more than $1 million to various penn state charities including to help build a new campus library. paterno died in january, less than three months after being fired over the chi
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May 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
united states. i was just locking, the first "men in black" movie in 1997 brought in $589 million worldwide. $90 million budget. that's what it cost to make. brought in almost $600 million. >> so entertaining, fun. i do want to see it. i still have to see "avengers." i don't think there's a movie -- maybe a couple of exceptions. but will smith, had he is on the ticket, you know -- when he is on the ticket, you know it's going to be a box office hit. he's money. >> he releases money, "independence day," "men in black," "hancock." will smith movies come out in summertime and are blockbusters. >> i'm a huge fan. >> let's see, 5:20. >> yes. oh, let's look at the beautiful sky. >> clouds breaking up over the district this morning. or coming in, tom, which is it? >> they're breaking up and exiting in time for the events for memorial day this morning and for the parades. we should have good weather. getting hot by midday. prepare for a hot and humid afternoon. as we look at what's been happening the last several hours, radar in -- going back over last six hours showing that we had anothe
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May 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
was always under control and that no one in the united states was ever at risk because we did have control. >> senior u.s. officials say the same sigh source helped target the head of a drone on sunday. >>> storm 4 meteorologist tom kierein is here with a look at our first forecast. good morning, tom. >> good morning. it's all wet. all night we've had off and on showers. not a lot of rain, but enough to help out a little bit with the almost-drought. abnormally dry. not quite a drought. this did help. we had about a quarter of an inch around the metro area. other spots have seen a half inch or more. the moving color, a lot of the rain is east of i-95. closer view of the radar showing rain has stopped in washington, most of virginia, but in maryland, in howard county, far northern montgomery county, still getting sprinkles there, as well as in southern maryland. moderate showers in charles county, calvert, st. mary's, and southern anne arundel. it's moving north and east and heading across the bay. farther west, maybe a little scattered drizzle and low clouds are hanging in this morn
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May 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
traditional flyover by the blue angels. ♪ >>> a special treat from the united states air force band. it paid tribute to fallen service members with a concert last night at the air force memorial in arlington. the show featured soloists from the singing sergeants. i also had the good fortune and privilege to participate in narrating through a couple of the songs there including parts of the constitution. the preamble to the constitution. and president kennedy's inaugural speech. a real treat for me to be able to participate. i appreciate the air force allowing me to be a parliament of that last night. a lot of people turned out. packed house at the memorial for the great performance. >> great. >>> today, first lady michelle obama will begin promoting her new book, her garden book called "american grown." >> she's traveling to new york to discuss her work which is on sale. the book is a look at the white house vegetable garden from eleanor roosevelt's victory garden down through the years. it also shares stories of americans across the country who are actively involved in school and community
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May 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
not he was born in the united states. that birther controversy following romney as well. he's turned over his own michigan birth certificate to reuters to the news agency which requested it after some birthers brought up the fact that they believe he was born in mexico but actually that birth certificate pretty clearly shows that mitt romney was born in detroit. >> tracie potts live on capitol hill. thank you. >>> and romney's win has pundits thinking about his v.p. choice. that has the spotlight back on virginia governor bob mcdonnell. he got behind romney long before it was clear who would win the nomination. the governor's popularity and virginia's key role as a swing state puts mcdonnell on many vice presidential short lists. for now, the governor is not taking the bait. >> anybody who get a call for the party's nominee and says you can help our country, our party, of course, you'd listen. i've got the best job in america. the job held by thomas jefferson and patrick henry. i'm not looking for anything else. >> he told wto p that he is not being vetted by the romney campai
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May 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
eclipse has been visible over the united states. it hasn't been seen in japan since the 1800s. really cool. >>> this morning, family, friends, and fans are mourning the loss of disco legend robin gibb. ♪ it's me you need to show >> he founded the bee gees with his twin brother maurice and older brother bary in the 1950s. the trio helped define the disco era with "how deep is your love," "staying alive," "jive talk," and "night fever." the 62-year-old died sunday after a long battle with cancer. the family released a statement asking for privacy during this difficult time. maurice died in 2003. >>> 6:26. 65 degrees. ahead, why the fbi wants you to play spy hunter. >>> plus, it is graduation season. why local college grads may not have to go far to find work. >>> we're following breaking news. police spent the night combing a local neighborhood looking for this boy. >>> breaking news this morning. this little boy is missing. police spent the night combing a local neighborhood with dogs looking for any sign of him. the very latest from that neighborhood ahead. [ siren ] >>> clashes and
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May 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
memorial day. >> the united states air force band honored fallen service members. ♪ just as the sun set, the band kicked off the free concert in arlington. the show featured soloists from the singing sergeants and several patriotic tunes were played. i was very fortunate to be able to participate as a guest narrator for a couple of songs there yesterday evening. a beautiful night out as it got cooler. and a lot of veterans in the crowd and some -- some patriotic speeches. i was able to try to convey a message with. so it was a good time. >> terrific. and i know you were really excited to be part of such an incredible event. of course with the air force band, they're amazing. >> yeah. you look for ways that you can say to service members that we appreciate you. that was my small way of saying thank you for what you do. and let me try to help out, you know. >> there you go. all right. i'm glad you got to be part of it. 5:25. 74 degrees. >>> coming up, breaking news out of italy after the country is reeling from a deadly earthquake. it's jolted once again. >>> plus, trying to figure ou
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May 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
the united states. it hasn't been seen in japan since the 1800s. it's usually five minutes or so, that was sort of the time period that most people could see. it it's an 8,000-mile trek. takes 3 1/2 hours from what you see in asia to like what you see in colorado. spectacular. >> it is. too bad we couldn't see it on the east coast. >>> let's check the forecast. dreary out there, drizzle. tom? >>> that's a live view of capitol hill. you see the low clouds producing drizzle, light rain. leesburg, loudoun county, much of the region like this throughout the day. low to mid 60s. we'll stay this way through the morning hours with occasional sprinkles and light rain. by noontime, 60s. by mid-afternoon, 70s, showers, maybe thunder and lightning. that's going to be continuing into the evening hours. a look at the week ahead and the memorial day weekend in ten minutes. >>> the opa-locka of the beltway, ramp to i-95 -- the inner loop of the beltway, ramp to i-95, that crash is out of the roadway. approaching 610, the crash is also out of the roadway. still slow in stafford, but 21 miles per
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